The Dolphin Digest

November 9, 2020

Upcoming Events

Oct. 29th-November 11th- Smithfield Online Book Fair

November 10th- Smithfield Dining Out Night @ Rusty's

November 11th - No School- Veteran's Day Holiday

November 12th - 9am Smithfield Parent Town Hall (link below)

November 17th & 20th- Smithfield Spirit Days

November 19th- Hungry Howie's Smithfield Night

November 23rd & 24th- Remote Instruction for ALL K-12 CMS Students (PreK in-person)

November 25th-27th- Thanksgiving Holiday- No School for students and teachers

December 9th- CMS Early Release Day

Smithfield Parent Town Hall- 11/12 @ 9am

All Smithfield parents are invited to join a Parent Town Hall on Thursday, November 12th at 9am via Zoom. We will be answering any questions or concerns and checking in on how things are going with Plan B/FRA.


We hope to see you there!



Topic: Smithfield Parent Town Hall

Time: Nov 12, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86736820896?pwd=dWhkemUwSjdRSGVRUlZmbENGWXhtUT09


Meeting ID: 867 3682 0896

Passcode: 3exFir


We need Room Parents!

Each classroom is in need of one parent to serve as Room Parent this year. Room Parents help coordinate and communicate classroom needs, events (TBD) and celebrations. If you are willing to serve in this role, please sign up using the link below. Thank you!


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4BABAF2DA5FEC52-smithfield

Afternoon Carpool Request

If possible, please pull to the right of Smithfield Church Road when waiting in the afternoon carpool line. This will help the Heydon Hall residents be able to pass safely. Thank you!

Smithfield Spirit Days!

Show your Smithfield Spirit!!! Students are encouraged to wear their Smithfield school spirit and/or colors on Tuesday, November 17th (A group) and Friday, November 20th (B Group).

ACTION REQUIRED- CMS DAILY HEALTH SCREENER EVERY DAY FOR IN-PERSON LEARNING

CMS DAILY Health Screener

Every day your child comes to Smithfield, you must complete the CMS DAILY HEALTH SCREENER BEFORE getting to school.

Car riders- be ready to show your green check to a staff member.

2020 Capital Campaign Kick-Off


Our 2020 Capital Campaign is still underway. Please note that 100% of your donation goes to Smithield. Check out the video below to see how your donation helps our wonderful teachers. So far, we have raised a little over $2000. We are hoping to make that number go way up. Ways to donate include:

· Cash or Check: Payable to Smithfield PTA

· Credit or Debit Card Online at: https://smithfield.memberhub.store/shopping/categories/6857

· Venmo: @SmithfieldElem-PTA (Please add Capital Campaign in the memo.)

· Double your donation via Corporate Matching: Contact your employer’s Human Resources Department for details. Some employers who match include: Ally Bank, Aon Hewitt, AT&T, AXA, Bank of America, Beacon Partners, Charlotte Palm Corps, Duke Energy, GE Foundation, Goodrich, Home Depot, Kraft, LPL Financial, Premier, and TIAA.

o Please include a copy of your employer’s matching form

Capital campaign Amazon Gift Cards

Smithfield's After School Enrichment Program has spots available! Register today!

Smithfield's ASEP has spots available for your child during their in-person days and from 8-5 on Wednesday! Read more information and register here: https://www.cms.k12.nc.us/cmsdepartments/asep/pages/default.aspx

Cameras on ...please:)

Parents, we need your help!

Unless you there is a reason, please help us encourage your child to leave their cameras on during virtual learning. It is very difficult to teach, monitor engagement, and ensure learning is taking place when there are only black boxes on the screen instead of faces. Thank you in advance!!!

Smithfield Dining Out Night at Rusty's

Tuesday November 10th

5:00-9:00 pm

Rusty’s Deli

8512 Park Road

(Quail Corners Shopping Center)

Charlotte, NC 28210

704-554-9012

10% of sales go to our school!

Rusty’s is currently offering carry out and curbside pick

PTA Fall Book Fair



Hi Smithfield Dolphins! We hope you are all staying well, and getting excited to come back to school sometime in November. Since we can’t be together yet, we wanted to let you know that we will be hosting another virtual Scholastic Bookfair! Please follow the link below to enter the fair, which will run October 29th through November 11th. Remember, a $25 books-only purchase will get you free shipping!!

https://www.scholastic.com/bf/smithfieldelementaryschool8

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Excited for another GREAT week at Smithfield!

Join the Smithfield PTA!

Please consider joining the Smithfield PTA by competing this form: https://smithfield.memberhub.store/

Stay Connected!

  • Each child will have an Agenda that will go between home and school every day.

  • Weekly ConnectEd email newsletters

  • Facebook (Smithfield):

www.facebook.com/smithfieldelem

  • Facebook (Smithfield PTA):

www.facebook.com/SmithfieldElementaryPTA